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Scholar-in-Residence - August 2019

Dr. Rivka Press Schwartz

August 2-3
Shabbat Matot-Masei


The Yavneh Minyan of Flatbush is proud to give voice and face to women of Torah.  We are proud to have with us for Shabbat, a Brooklyn original, and noted educator, Dr. Rivka Press Schwartz. She is currently associate principal of SAR High School.
Join us Shabbat Matot-Masei August 2&3 to hear this scholar on Friday night; after Mussaf; and at Seudah Shelishit.

Friday Night Schedule:
  • Mincha at 6:40 p.m.
  • Dinner at 7:30 p.m.
  • Talk at 8:45 p.m. (everyone is invited to come hear the scholar even if you do not join us for dinner).  Topic: "Telling Lies To the Young is Wrong": Talking About Hard Questions When We Don't Have Easy Answers
Cost of Dinner:
      Adults $36 per person;
      Children 12 and under $18
Please complete the form below to RSVP and pay for the Dinner.
Admittance to the Friday night talk (after the dinner) is free.

Shabbat Day Schedule:
  • Shacharit starts at 8:30 a.m.
  • Dr. Schwartz will speak at 11:15 a.m. Topic: Choosing to be obligated: The challenge of observance in the contemporary world
  • Mincha will start at 7:40 p.m., followed by seudah shelishit. Topic:  Kohi V'Otzem Yadi: Power, Privilege and Perspective

This Program is sponsored by the Guberman family Leilu Nishmat Avi David Ben Meir Yonah & Yehudit Yael, on his 30th yahrzeit.

To reserve on-line for the Dinner, please complete the form below. Dinner reservations and payment must be received by July 28

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